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21 June 2024

Buzzing About Bees in Year 1

There was definitely a buzz in Year 1 today with a fantastic visit from ‘Bees in the Trees’. Year 1 were amazed to get up close to the hive and observe the worker bees.  They found out about the different roles bees play within the hive as they work together.  Male bees in the hive are called…

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14 June 2024

Sports Day 2024

Congratulations to the Blue Team for winning Sports Day 2024. A huge well done to all the children who took part in our races. All the teams showed exceptional teamwork, determination and competitiveness! 

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13 June 2024

Drumming with Zozo

Year 1 enjoyed their final drumming lesson with Zozo.  They celebrated all their new drumming skills and progress they have made together.  Zozo told more magical stories that involved interaction with movement. They enjoyed learning more African songs and playing games together. Year 1 have…

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13 June 2024

Euro Sweep in Year 1

Year 1 are gearing up for The UEFA European Football Championship. They held a sweepstake in class and everyone has been given a country. Year 1 enjoyed finding out about the different flags countries have. They will now look forward to seeing who gets all the way to the final. 
 

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7 June 2024

Ordinal Numbers in Year 1 June 2024

As part of their maths work on position and direction, Year 1 have been looking at ordinal numbers. They had great fun taking part in different races and working out the position they came in. What an active maths lesson that was!
 

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24 May 2024

Walk to School Week 2024

A huge well done to all the children who walked, cycled or scooted to school this week as part of Walk to School Week. Keep up the great effort and remember it’s never too late to start active travel. 

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23 May 2024

Vegetable Kebabs in Year 1

The Year 1 Chefs have been busy again cooking up a storm with some delicious ‘Vegetable Kebabs’.  The children used their knife skills to cut the veg into chunky pieces suitable for going on the skewers. The chefs explored how a marinade is created to add flavour. They created a marinade using…

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16 May 2024

Wild About Wildlife in Year 1

Year 1 had a fantastic day visiting The Lake District Wildlife Park in Bassenthwaite. They were given a workshop by Lucy to learn about animal classification and conservation. Then there was time to explore the different animal enclosures around the park. Particular favourites were the lemurs,…

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13 May 2024

Y1 Visit Pony Pals Lakeland

Year 1 were invited to visit Lexi’s farm at Pickett Howe. Lexi’s mum Sam also runs ‘Pony Pals Lakeland’ where she offers Equine human therapy sessions. Year 1 walked up to the farm and had the best time. They loved grooming the ponies, helping to muck out and even decorating the ponies with…

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9 May 2024

Year 1 Visit Egremont Library

Year 1 had a fantastic time visiting Egremont Library. They enjoyed exploring the different sections of fiction and non-fiction.  It was lots of fun having time to share stories with friends and adult helpers. Year 1 enjoyed a whole class story together before checking out their new books with…

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2 May 2024

Crudités Chefs

Year 1 tackled making crudités with peppers, cucumber and carrots. They developed their knife skills by learning how to use the claw and bridge technique to keep fingers safe. To compliment the crudités, they made a simple tzatziki dip by using Greek yoghurt, mint and cucumber. Year 1 recapped how…

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26 April 2024

Year 1 Chefs make ‘Rainbow Wraps’

Year 1 are learning about food and nutrition in Design and Technology. By making ‘Rainbow Wraps’, they explored the sensory qualities of food. They were given the opportunity to experiment with new flavours and textures. Year 1 were taught the culinary skills of using a grater and ‘ribboning’ by…

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